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PoetryView – Love in the Time of Coronavirus

PoetryView – Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Love-in-the-Time-of-Coronavirus.docx Love in the Time of Coronavirus by Sam Pierstorff, @njapoet Six feet feels like a hundred miles when handshakes are forbidden and high fives have been replaced by winks and head nods like we are all flirting inside a crowded bar, but the bar is our kitchen—the strangers are our neighbors walking past dusty […]

PerformingView – Catch a LiveCast

PerformingView – Catch a LiveCast

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn and the View Crew Greetings to all my theater supporters! This is certainly unprecedented times. Something we haven’t experienced in my lifetime. Many venues have cancelled or postponed their April productions. Some are considering streaming a show for patrons to enjoy in the comfort of their homes. If you have any […]

Seven Guitars at Gallo Center for the Arts

Seven Guitars at Gallo Center for the Arts

Seven Guitars at Gallo Center for the ArtsBy Tasha Wilson This month is almost over. However, you have just about 48 hours – Enough time for you to go out and get your tickets to see August Wilson’s Seven Guitars! It’s playing at the Gallo Center for the Arts this weekend! The show will go […]

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ArtView – Love Month

ArtView – Love Month

Art View By Jim Christiansen It is that love month, February. This year with an extended leap day along with Valentine’s Day. More time to express love for art and local artists. That love of art and artists and art events, main reason I write this column. After mourning losses last month with the year […]

ArtView – New Beginnings

ArtView – New Beginnings

Art View By Jim Christiansen January starts at that nexus of out with the old, and new beginnings. Auld Lang Syne to favorite all woman cooperative Tri-Chromatic Gallery, closing early 2020. This hot spot will be missed, but indelible impression on Modesto Art Scene, with it’s on the edge and mystical art presentations, performance art, […]

MSO Pixar in Concert

MSO Pixar in Concert

January 2020 – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO), led by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray, will perform Pixar in Concert on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:30pm and Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 2pm at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.  Experience the magic of your favorite Pixar films while the MSO performs the scores live. This concert […]

By January 8, 2020 Read More →
PerformingView – Snappy New Year

PerformingView – Snappy New Year

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn A Time to Perform Snappy New Year! Hope this year brings fresh starts and new beginnings. Embrace the sunrise of a bright future. Hard to believe it’s a new year and a new decade. Consider this month a blank slate. You can fill it will all things theatrical! The schools are […]

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ArtView – Holiday Art and Ideas

ArtView – Holiday Art and Ideas

Art View Holiday Art and Ideas By Jim Christiansen Think local in your Holiday shopping plans, and visit the Arts Blocks downtown. Helps support local venues and local artists on display with art for sale. Keep in mind that Art Walk this month is December 19th for last minute art shopping. Consider more leisurely visits […]

All AgesView

All AgesView

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson As the year comes to a close, we get to experience some of the best Modesto has to offer, starting with our beautiful State theater. All month there will be holiday movies and events for the community to enjoy. On December 21st there will be an all day celebration from 8am-10pm […]

By December 1, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
PerformingView – Holiday Performances

PerformingView – Holiday Performances

PerformingView – Holiday Presentations By Kaye Osborn and the View Crew Happy Holidays! Tis the season to be merry and bright plus treat you and your family to some magical, captivating productions. Music, dance and performers will spice up your holiday traditions! Our valley has a lot to offer! Enhance this time of year with […]

By December 1, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
PoetryView – The Ill List

PoetryView – The Ill List

PoetryView Ill List Poetry Slam One of the most amazing nights of the year turns 15! Yes, the Ill List, where poets from all over the USA converge to go head to head in verbal poetry combat at the State Theatre produced by Sam Pierstorff and Ruhi Sheikh is an annual sold-out success and the […]

By December 1, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
SongwriterView – Last Act

SongwriterView – Last Act

Last Act By Patty Castillo Davis What a year! What an abundance of milestones. KCBP 95.5 FM is up and running bring you pertinent local features, news and music. I’m personally humbled by being recognized last March as a Stanislaus County Commission for Women Outstanding Woman of the year for contributions in music and winning […]

Interview – Kirstie Boyett

Interview – Kirstie Boyett

InterView Kirstie Boyett by Chris Murphy Opened on Christmas Day in 1934, the fabulous historic State Theatre is the last of the grande dame movie theatres in Modesto. Modesto was an early supporter of the arts and movies, and back in the early part of the century, 10th Street was home to many theatres, both […]

By November 29, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
ArtView – Dog Days of Summer

ArtView – Dog Days of Summer

Art View –The Dog Days of Summer By Jim Christiansen It’s the Dog Days of Summer, even if billed as the Central California Art Association Autumn Art Festival, and artist Eva Hass making the best of it, with “Dog in Yellow Sweater” as the Best of Show Award at Mistlin Gallery. Chella won four awards […]

MAMAView: Celebrating 20

MAMAView: Celebrating 20

MAMAViewBy Middagh Goodwin October 15th the Modesto Area Music Awards will be celebrating two decades of music and live entertainment in the 209. Over the years thousands of acts, venues, events have been nominated and you the fans have chosen the winners with your votes. This year on top of a new batch of mamanees […]

By September 2, 2019 Read More →